Catching a falling Blackberry | FT Alphaville
I can't fathom paying $4.7 billion for Blackberry.
Bundestagswahl: Grüne Minister offen für Schwarz-Grün - Politik - Süddeutsche.de
This article says a CDU-Green national government is a distinct possibility. I agree. This does give Merkel some leverage in her talks with the SPD. But, the party line from both sides is that such an alliance is a non-starter. I don't believe this. I think it is a possibility for the CDU instead of new elections.
German SPD Will Demand Big Concessions for Coalition With Merkel - SPIEGEL ONLINE
I expect the SPD to AT LEAST demand the finance ministry in exchange for a Grand Coalition. As ECB's Asmussen is SPD, we would definitely see a shift in German European policy toward stimulus.
"Despite Angela Merkel's...
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